Flu Season Is Here, And Experts Are Already ConcernedLast year's seasonal flu vaccine effectiveness was just 42%, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated.
Bay Area Parents, Schools Continue Struggle Against NorovirusSchool officials in the Bay Area on Friday were still scrambling to contain a norovirus outbreak that has left hundreds of students sick.
Santa Clara County Reports First Flu Death Of SeasonThe Santa Clara County Public Health Department announced Friday the county's first flu death of the 2016-17 season and is encouraging residents to get a flu vaccine if they have not already gotten one.
Santa Clara County Reports 1st Flu Death, Urges VaccinationsThe person who died was under 65 but county health officials are not releasing any other details.
Bay Area Flu Outbreak Claims 3 Lives; Officials Urge VaccinationHealth officials are warning of a widespread flu outbreak in the San Francisco Bay Are in the wake of three recent flu-related deaths.
Flu ‘Widespread’ In Bay Area; Death Reported In Napa CountyA Napa County resident under 65 years old died Thursday from the flu, which has become widespread in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Clayton Valley High Copes With Flu OutbreakA campus outbreak of the flu is keeping hundreds of students out of classes at Clayton Valley Charter High School in Concord.
Charlie Puth Cancels Remainder Of Tour, Citing IllnessThe singer tweeted after his CBS Radio show in Los Angeles that he has been "extremely sick" during his "Don't Talk Tour" and hasn't taken the time he needs to recover...
Demand For Flu Shots Up After CDC Says No To Nasal Mist VaccinationsDemand for flu shots may be higher this year because the popular flu mist is no longer being recommended by the Centers for Disease Control.
Kids To Feel Flu Shot Sting After CDC Says Nasal Spray Vaccine Shouldn't Be UsedMany kids around the U.S. will have to feel the sting of the flu shot this fall after a CDC advisory committee voted that the nasal spray vaccine mist should not be used in the upcoming season.
Cities With Teams In Super Bowl Have More Flu-Related Deaths, Study FindsA new study of cities with teams in the Super Bowl found higher rates of flu-related deaths, particularly among the elderly.
State's 1st Flu Death Of The Season Reported In Santa Clara CountyCalifornia Department of Public Health officials are reporting Wednesday that the first influenza-associated death this year in an individual less than 65 years old was a Santa Clara County resident.
State Reports First Flu Death In Santa Clara County State health officials announced Wednesday that a Santa Clara patient has died from a case of the flu – the first flu fatality in California this season.
Marin Family Whose Leukemic Child Can't Vaccinate Asks School To Require ImmunizationA six-year-old boy in Marin County who's been fighting cancer most of his life is facing a new threat to his health his family says he shouldn't have to worry about.
Should Your Office Have Flu Etiquette? How One Silicon Valley Tech Company Is Keeping Its Workers HealthyWith flu season at epidemic levels in California, many companies are adopting a flu etiquette that includes no shaking hands and having sanitary face masks available.